Which College Players Are Future Vikings Week 6 Review and Week 7 Primer

Another great week of college football. I think some teams were exposed a little and there were a couple of upsets. Florida State really hurt their chances at the Championship game but they are not out of it by any means. It was a tough loss for them for sure. Georgia got whupped by South Carolina which was surprising. I thought the score would be closer. I guess West Virginia is pretty good huh? They could be a dark horse candidate for that Championship game as their schedule is not too tough with Kansas State and Oklahoma the two toughest.

Notre Dame continues to pound people. This week they play Stanford which should be a good old fashioned slug fest. Ohio State is racking up some points. And what is going on with Nebraska's black shirt defense? TCU has to be sick to their stomachs. Their QB could not overcome his problems. That is tough because they were doing well. Man that kid let down a lot of people. I do not know what to think of UCLA besides they suck. As a Trojan fan I am skeptical of their team this year. I think they are building something but may be just a little too young. I like Rutgers. They are 6-0. I do not know if that will hold up because they really have not played anybody. No, Arkansas is lousy and just because they play in the SEC does not make them good. I like a couple of players from Rutgers a lot. Khaseem Greene LB and Logan Ryan CB.

Finally, I can get to the most overrated team in the country. LSU. Hw the heck are they still clinging to the #9 ranking in the AP poll. These writers are idiots are so far up on Coach Miles' jock that they can not even get a breath of air. Pathetic. I mean who have they beat? North Texas, a lousy Washington team, Idaho, a lousy Auburn team, and mighty Towson. For some reason Florida struggled against them which was a surprise. But I guess they deserve the #9 spot when you look at the teams that Florida State played and USC for that matter. The scheduling is just awful in college football.

I now am going to add a new category. Player of the Week.

I could go with some obvious offensive players like the running back from West Virginia Andrew Buie who ran for 207 yards with 2 TDs on 31 carries, or Giovani Bernard who ran for 262 yards with 1 TD on 23 carries, or Marqise Lee who had 12 catches for 192 yards and 1 TD, or DeAndre Hopkins who had 7 catches for 173 yards and 2 TDs, or Austin Hill who had 11 catches for 165 yards and 2 TDs, or a few QBs like Matt Scott, Taj Boyd, or Josh Nunes. But I am not.

The winner this week is Jake Knott LB Iowa State. He 13 tackles (10 solo) with one tackle for loss and sealed another victory with a late interception.

Honorable mention goes to Star Lotulelei. If you did not see him destroy the Trojans last week you missed a dominant performance.

I am listing some performances of some of the top players below. I might not have them all here so feel free to add a player who you think did really well and may have vaulted themselves up the draft boards.

Quarterbacks
Player Pos School Class Ht Wt - G - Att - Comp - Pct. - Yards - Yards/Att - TD - Int - Rating - Att/G - Yards/G
Matt Barkley QB USC Sr 6-2 230 - 5 - 173 - 111 - 64.2 - 1308 - 7.6 - 15 - 5 - 150.50 - 34.6 - 261.6
*Tyler Bray QB Tennessee Jr 6-5 215 - 5 - 193 - 118 - 61.1 - 1582 - 8.2 - 14 - 6 - 147.71 - 38.6 - 316.4
Seth Doege QB Texas Tech rSr 6-1 200 - 5 - 183 - 127 - 69.4 - 1392 - 7.6 - 15 - 6 - 153.79 - 36.6 - 278.4
Zac Dysert QB Miami (Ohio) rSr 6-3 228 - 6 - 236 - 150 - 63.6 - 1716 - 7.3 - 13 - 6 - 137.74 - 39.3 - 286.0
Nick Florence QB Baylor rSr 6-0 205 - 4 - 157 - 100 - 63.7 - 1585 - 10.1 - 16 - 5 - 175.76 - 39.3 - 396.3
Mike Glennon QB NC State rSr 6-5 232 - 6 - 231 - 139 - 60.2 - 1681 - 7.3 - 12 - 7 - 132.38 - 38.5 - 280.2
Landry Jones QB Oklahoma rSr 6-4 220 - 4 - 147 - 93 - 63.3 - 1037 - 7.1 - 7 - 2 - 135.51 - 36.8 - 259.3
Collin Klein QB Kansas State rSr 6-5 226 - 5 - 94 - 63 - 67.0 - 892 - 9.5 - 7 - 2 - 167.05 - 18.8 - 178.4
EJ Manuel QB Florida State rSr 6-4 240 - 6 - 149 - 105 - 70.5 - 1365 - 9.2 - 10 - 2 - 166.89 - 24.8 - 227.5
*Taylor Martinez QB Nebraska rJr 6-1 200 - 6 - 146 - 97 - 66.4 - 1273 - 8.7 - 12 - 4 - 161.32 - 24.3 - 212.2
*Aaron Murray QB Georgia rJr 6-1 212 - 6 - 161 - 100 - 62.1 - 1487 - 9.2 - 12 - 4 - 159.31 - 26.8 - 247.8
Ryan Nassib QB Syracuse rSr 6-2 228 - 5 - 208 - 137 - 65.9 - 1552 - 7.5 - 10 - 6 - 138.65 - 41.6 - 310.4
*Casey Pachall QB TCU Jr 6-4 226 - 4 - 97 - 64 - 66.0 - 948 - 9.8 - 10 - 1 - 180.03 - 24.3 - 237.0
Matt Scott QB Arizona rSr 6-3 198 - 6 - 289 - 186 - 64.4 - 2099 - 7.3 - 13 - 7 - 135.37 - 48.2 - 349.8
Geno Smith QB West Virginia Sr 6-3 220 - 5 - 204 - 166 - 81.4 - 1996 - 9.8 - 24 - 0 - 202.38 - 40.8 - 399.2
*Logan Thomas QB Virginia Tech Jr 6-6 260 - 6 - 197 - 104 - 52.8 - 1447 - 7.3 - 10 - 7 - 124.13 - 32.8 - 241.2
Tyler Wilson QB Arkansas rSr 6-2 218 - 5 - 172 - 99 - 57.6 - 1571 - 9.1 - 9 - 5 - 145.75 - 34.4 - 314.2
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Wide Receivers
Player Pos School Class Ht Wt - G - Rec. - Yards - Avg. - TD - Rec./G - Yards/G
*Keenan Allen WR California Jr 6-3 205 - 6 - 41 - 467 - 11.39 - 4 - 6.8 - 77.8
Tavon Austin WR West Virginia Sr 5-09 176 - 5 - 58 - 662 - 11.41 - 8 - 11.6 - 132.4
*Steadman Bailey WR West Virginia Jr 5-10 195 - 5 - 49 - 710 - 14.49 - 13 - 9.8 - 142.0
*Josh Boyce WR TCU rJr 5-11 203 - 5 - 22 - 296 - 13.45 - 3 - 4.4 - 59.2
Dan Buckner WR Arizona rSr 6-3 215 - 6 - 39 - 513 - 13.15 - 2 - 6.5 - 85.5
Keenan Davis WR Iowa Sr 6-2 215 - 5 - 26 - 308 - 11.85 - 0 - 5.2 - 61.6
Marcus Davis WR Virginia Tech rSr 6-4 232 - 6 - 22 - 441 - 20.05 - 2 - 3.7 - 73.5
Aaron Dobson WR Marshall Sr 6-2 204 - 6 - 42 - 483 - 11.50 - 2 - 7.0 - 80.5
Tyrone Goard WR Eastern Kentucky rSr 6-3 196 - 5 - 20 - 466 - 23.30 - 6 - 4.00 - 93.20
Cobi Hamilton WR Arkansas Sr 6-2 209 - 6 - 36 - 663 - 18.42 - 4 - 6.0 - 110.5
*Justin Hunter WR Tennessee Jr 6-4 205 - 5 - 33 - 456 - 13.82 - 4 - 6.6 - 91.2
Tavarres King WR Georgia rSr 6-1 192 - 6 - 17 - 323 - 19.00 - 3 - 2.8 - 53.8
*Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt Jr 6-3 205 - 5 - 35 - 486 - 13.89 - 2 - 7.0 - 97.2
Aaron Mellette WR Elon rSr 6-3 214 - 6 - 50 - 670 - 13.40 - 10 - 8.3 - 111.67
*Cordarrelle Patterson WR Tennessee Jr 6-3 205 - 5 - 21 - 290 - 13.81 - 2 - 4.2 - 58.0
Quinton Patton WR Louisiana Tech rSr 6-2 195 - 5 - 34 - 532 - 15.65 - 5 - 6.8 - 106.4
*Da'Rick Rogers WR Tennessee Tech Jr 6-3 206 - 6 - 39 - 640 - 16.41 - 5 - 6.5 - 106.67
Marcus Sales WR Syracuse rSr 6-0 195 - 5 - 33 - 445 - 13.48 - 5 - 6.6 - 89.0
Rodney Smith WR Florida State Sr 6-5 219 - 6 - 13 - 204 - 15.69 - 3 - 2.2 - 34.0
*Kenny Stills WR Oklahoma Jr 6-0 190 - 4 - 29 - 349 - 12.03 - 3 - 7.3 - 87.3
*Devin Street WR Pittsburgh rJr 6-3 192 - 4 - 18 - 273 - 15.17 - 2 - 4.5 - 68.3
Ryan Swope WR Texas A&M rSr 6-0 206 - 5 - 19 - 294 - 15.47 - 3 - 3.8 - 58.8
Conner Vernon WR Duke Sr 6-1 200 - 6 - 41 - 555 - 13.54 - 5 - 6.8 - 92.5
Markus Wheaton WR Oregon State Sr 6-0 182 - 4 - 36 - 498 - 13.83 - 4 - 9.0 - 124.5
Terrance Williams WR Baylor rSr 6-1 205 - 4 - 34 - 667 - 19.62 - 6 - 8.5 - 166.8
*Marquess Wilson WR Washington State Jr 6-2 188 - 6 - 34 - 553 - 16.26 - 5 - 5.7 - 92.2
*Robert Woods WR USC Jr 6-1 184 - 5 - 31 - 272 - 8.77 - 5 - 6.2 - 54.4
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Running Backs
Player Pos School Class Ht Wt - G - Att - Yards - Avg. - TD - Att/G - Yards/G
Montee Ball RB Wisconsin Sr 5-09 212 - 6 - 144 - 566 - 3.93 - 8 - 24.00 - 94.33
Kenjon Barner RB Oregon rSr 5-11 192 - 6 - 116 - 727 - 6.27 - 9 - 19.33 - 121.17
*Le'Veon Bell RB Michigan State Jr 6-2 237 - 6 - 171 - 776 - 4.54 - 7 - 28.50 - 129.33
*Giovani Bernard RB North Carolina rSo 5-10 205 - 4 - 52 - 475 - 9.13 - 5 - 13.00 - 118.75
Rex Burkhead RB Nebraska Sr 5-11 210 - 4 - 43 - 392 - 9.12 - 3 - 10.75 - 98.00
*Knile Davis RB Arkansas rJr 6-0 226 - 6 - 85 - 269 - 3.16 - 2 - 14.17 - 44.83
Andre Ellington RB Clemson rSr 5-10 190 - 6 - 116 - 597 - 5.15 - 6 - 19.33 - 99.50
Johnathan Franklin RB UCLA rSr 5-10 195 - 6 - 108 - 799 - 7.40 - 3 - 18.00 - 133.17
Mike Gillislee RB Florida Sr 5-11 210 - 5 - 103 - 548 - 5.32 - 7 - 20.60 - 109.60
Ray Graham RB Pitt Sr 5-9 192 - 5 - 89 - 419 - 4.71 - 4 - 17.80 - 83.80
*Stephon Jefferson RB Nevada Jr - 6 - 185 - 955 - 5.16 - 11 - 30.83 - 159.17
*Eddie Lacy RB Alabama rJr 5-10 220 - 5 - 64 - 314 - 4.91 - 4 - 12.80 - 62.80
*Marcus Lattimore RB South Carolina Jr 6-0 232 - 6 - 116 - 549 - 4.73 - 9 - 19.33 - 91.50
*Silas Redd RB USC Jr 5-10 200 - 5 - 75 - 415 - 5.53 - 5 - 15.00 - 83.00
*Joseph Randle RB Oklahoma State Jr 6-0 200 - 4 - 75 - 534 - 7.12 - 6 - 18.75 - 133.50
Robbie Rouse RB Fresno State Sr 5-07 190 - 6 - 132 - 711 - 5.39 - 8 - 22.00 - 118.50
Stepfan Taylor RB Stanford Sr 5-11 210 - 5 - 119 - 555 - 4.66 - 5 - 23.80 - 111.00
Chris Thompson RB Florida State Sr 5-08 187 - 6 - 74 - 572 - 7.73 - 5 - 12.33 - 95.33
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Stats below are not updated for this week.


Tight Ends
Player Pos School Class Ht Wt - G - Rec. - Yards - Avg. - TD - Rec./G - Yards/G
Ben Cotton TE Nebraska Sr 6-6 255 - 5 - 5 - 51 - 10.20 - 0 - 1.0 - 10.2
Jack Doyle TE Western Kentucky Sr 6-5 248 - 5 - 22 - 203 - 9.23 - 0 - 4.4 - 40.6
*Tyler Eifert TE Notre Dame rJr 6-5 249 - 4 - 9 - 158 - 17.56 - 1 - 2.3 - 39.5
Joseph Fauria TE UCLA rSr 6-7 252 - 5 - 13 - 162 - 12.46 - 4 - 2.6 - 32.4
*C.J. Fiedorowicz TE Iowa Jr 6-6 265 - 5 - 15 - 172 - 11.47 - 0 - 3.0 - 34.4
Chris Gragg TE Arkansas Sr 6-3 236 - 4 - 19 - 234 - 12.32 - 2 - 4.8 - 58.5
D.C. Jefferson TE Rutgers rSr 6-5 250 - 4 - 7 - 69 - 9.86 - 0 - 1.8 - 17.3
Philip Lutzenkirchen TE Auburn Sr 6-4 250 - 4 - 12 - 128 - 10.67 - 0 - 3.0 - 32.0
*Jordan Reed TE Florida rJr 6-3 243 - 4 - 16 - 193 - 12.06 - 1 - 4.0 - 48.3
*Deon Sims TE Michigan State rJr 6-5 285 - 5 - 24 - 313 - 13.04 - 2 - 4.8 - 62.6
Jake Stoneburner TE Ohio State rSr 6-5 245 - 5 - 7 - 92 - 13.14 - 3 - 1.4 - 18.4
Michael Williams TE Alabama rSr 6-5 272 - 5 - 7 - 47 - 6.71 - 1 - 1.4 - 9.4
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Linebackers
Player Pos School Class Ht Wt - G - Solo - Assisted - Total - Total/G - TFL - Sacks - PBU - FF - INT
Kiko Alonso ILB Oregon rSr 6-3 242 - 5 - 18 - 8 - 26 - 5.20 - 3.5 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 2
Jonathan Bostic ILB Florida Sr 6-1 246 - 4 - 16 - 6 - 22 - 5.50 - 4 - 1.0 - 1 - 0 - 0
Nico Johnson ILB Alabama Sr 6-2 245 - 5 - 11 - 13 - 24 - 4.80 - 0.5 - 0 - 1 - 1 - 0
A.J. Klein ILB Iowa State Sr 6-1 244 - 4 - 11 - 19 - 30 - 7.50 - 0.5 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 1
Michael Mauti ILB Penn State rSr 6-2 242 - 5 - 26 - 22 - 48 - 9.60 - 2.5 - 1.5 - 2 - 2 - 2
*Kevin Minter ILB LSU rJr 6-1 245 - 5 - 12 - 22 - 34 - 6.80 - 5.5 - 0 - 3 - 0 - 0
Kevin Reddick ILB North Carolina Sr 6-2 240 - 5 - 19 - 11 - 30 - 6.00 - 5.5 - 2.0 - 1 - 1 - 0
Shayne Skov ILB Stanford Sr 6-3 242 - 3 - 8 - 10 - 18 - 6.00 - 1.5 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0
Bruce Taylor ILB Virginia Tech rSr 6-2 244 - 4 - 14 - 16 - 30 - 7.50 - 1.5 - 0.5 - 1 - 1 - 0
Manti Te'o ILB Notre Dame Sr 6-2 255 - 4 - 16 - 22 - 38 - 9.50 - 2.0 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 3

Player Pos School Class Ht Wt - G - Solo - Assisted - Total - Total/G - TFL - Sacks - PBU - FF - INT
*Jeremiah Attaochu OLB Georgia Tech Jr 6-2 240 - 4 - 8 - 9 - 17 - 4.25 - 0.5 - 0.5 - 1 - 0 - 0
Arthur Brown OLB Kansas State rSr 6-1 228 - 4 - 20 - 16 - 36 - 9.00 - 3.0 - 1.0 - 2 - 0 - 0
Jonathan Brown OLB Illinois Sr 6-1 235 - 5 - 14 - 15 - 29 - 5.80 - 5.0 - 2.5 - 1 - 1 - 0
Jamie Collins OLB Southern Mississippi Sr 6-3 240 - 4 - 20 - 15 - 35 - 8.75 - 7.0 - 2.0 - 3 - 0 - 0
Zavier Gooden OLB Missouri rSr 6-2 230 - 3 - 11 - 3 - 11 - 4 - 15 - 5.00 - 2.0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1
Khaseem Greene OLB Rutgers rSr 6-1 220 - 4 - 24 - 17 - 41 - 10.25 - 4.0 - 2 - 4 - 1 - 0
Alonzo Highsmith OLB Arkansas Sr 6-0 234 - 5 - 24 - 27 - 51 - 10.20 - 3.0 - 1.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Gerald Hodges OLB Penn State Sr 6-2 238 - 5 - 11 - 28 - 39 - 7.80 - 1.0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 1
DeVonte Holloman OLB South Carolina Sr 6-2 241 - 5 - 13 - 5 - 18 - 3.60 - 3.0 - 1.0 - 1 - 0 - 1
*Jelani Jenkins OLB Florida rJr 6-0 237 - 2 - 4 - 1 - 5 - 2.50 - 1.0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0
*Jarvis Jones OLB Georgia rJr 6-2 242 - 4 - 18 - 14 - 32 - 8.00 - 8.0 - 4.5 - 2 - 3 - 1
Jake Knott OLB Iowa State Sr 6-2 240 - 4 - 22 - 9 - 31 - 7.75 - 2.5 - 0 - 3 - 1 - 1
Cameron Lawrence OLB Mississippi State Sr 6-2 230 - 4 - 16 - 12 - 28 - 7.00 - 1.5 - 1.0 - 1 - 0 - 0
Travis Long OLB Washington State Sr 6-4 245 - 5 - 23 - 9 - 32 - 6.40 - 8.0 - 5.5 - 0 - 1 - 0
*Barkevious Mingo OLB LSU rJr 6-4 240 - 5 - 7 - 6 - 13 - 2.60 - 2.0 - 1.0 - 1 - 0 - 0
Sio Moore OLB Connecticut rSr 6-1 230 - 5 - 16 - 14 - 30 - 6.00 - 6.0 - 3.0 - 6 - 0 - 0
*C.J. Mosley OLB Alabama Jr 6-2 232 5 - 22 - 17 - 39 - 7.80 - 1.5 - 1.5 - 1 - 1 - 1
Sean Porter OLB Texas A&M Sr 6-2 230 - 4 - 13 - 6 - 19 - 4.75 - 1.5 - 0.5 - 0 - 0 - 0
Etienne Sabino OLB Ohio State rSr 6-3 238 - 5 - 19 - 17 - 36 - 7.20 - 2.0 - 2.0 - 3 - 1 - 1
xMike Taylor OLB Wisconsin rSr 6-2 230 - 5 - 27 - 28 - 55 - 11.00 - 5.5 - 0 - 3 - 0 - 0
Chase Thomas OLB Stanford rSr 6-4 248 - 4 - 15 - 8 - 23 - 5.75 - 5.0 - 2.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Cornelius Washington OLB Georgia rSr 6-4 268 - 5 - 5 - 8 - 13 - 2.60 - 3.0 - 0.5 - 0 - 0 - 0
Trevardo Williams OLB Connecticut Sr 6-1 234 - 5 - 10 - 13 - 23 - 4.60 - 7.5 - 6.5 - 0 - 1 - 0
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Defensive Tackles
Player Pos School Class Ht Wt - G - Solo - Assisted - Total - Total/G - TFL - Sacks - PBU - FF - INT
Josh Boyd DT Mississippi State Sr 6-3 300 - 4 - 2 - 6 - 8 - 2.00 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0
William Campbell DT Michigan Sr 6-5 308 - 4 - 7 - 9 - 16 - 4.00 - 1.0 - 1.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Everett Dawkins DT Florida State rSr 6-2 304 - 5 - 6 - 4 - 10 - 2.00 - 1.5 - 0.5 - 1 - 0 - 0
Josh Downs DT LSU Sr 6-1 288 - 5 - 0 - 6 - 6 - 1.20 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0
*Dominique Easley DT Florida Jr 6-2 280 - 3 - 3 - 5 - 8 - 2.67 - 1.0 - 1.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
*Sharrif Floyd DT Florida Jr 6-3 298 - 4 - 8 - 8 - 16 - 4.00 - 3.5 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Cory Grissom DT South Florida rSr 6-2 316 - 5 - 10 - 9 - 19 - 3.80 - 2.5 - 1.5 - 1 - 0 - 0
*Johnathon Hankins DT Ohio State Jr 6-3 335 - 5 - 10 - 18 - 28 - 5.60 - 2.0 - 1.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Jordan Hill DT Penn State Sr 6-1 294 - 5 - 6 - 14 - 20 - 4.00 - 1.0 - 1.0 - 0 - 1 - 1
John Jenkins DT Georgia Sr 6-3 351 - 5 - 6 - 9 - 15 - 3.00 - 1.0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Abry Jones DT Georgia Sr 6-3 308 - 5 - 5 - 9 - 14 - 2.80 - 1.0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Star Lotulelei DT Utah Sr 6-3 325 - 4 - 13 - 6 - 19 - 4.75 - 4.0 - 1.0 - 2 - 2 - 0
*Bennie Logan DT LSU rJr 6-3 288 - 5 - 4 - 12 - 16 - 3.20 - 2.5 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0
Brent Russell DT Georgia Southern rSr 6-1 300 - 4 - 9 - 7 - 16 - 4.00 - 4.0 – 2.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Kawann Short DT Purdue rSr 6-3 310 - 4 - 9 - 0 - 9 - 2.25 - 7.0 - 4.0 - 1 - 1 - 0
*Akeem Spence DT Illinois rJr 6-1 305 - 5 - 9 - 13 - 22 - 4.40 - 2.0 - 0.5 - 0 - 1 - 0
xBaker Steinkuhler DT Nebraska rSr 6-5 290 - 5 - 13 - 7 - 20 - 4.00 - 4.5 - 1.5 - 0 - 0 - 0
Anthony Rashad White DT Michigan State Sr 6-2 330 - 4 - 4 - 5 - 9 - 1.80 - 0.5 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Brandon Williams DT Missouri Southern State rSr 6-2 328 - 5 - 14 - 18 - 32 - 6.40 - 7.0 - 4.0 - 1 - 3 - 0
Jesse Williams DT Alabama Sr 6-3 320 - 4 - 1 - 9 - 10 - 2.50 - 0.5 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0
Sylvester Williams DT North Carolina Sr 6-3 320 - 5 - 7 - 6 - 13 - 2.60 - 7.0 - 4.5 - 0 - 0 - 0
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Defensive Ends
Player Pos School Class Ht Wt - G - Solo - Assisted - Total - Total/G - TFL - Sacks - PBU - FF - INT
Michael Buchanan DE Illinois Sr 6-5 240 - 5 - 7 - 12 - 19 - 3.80 - 4.5 - 2.5 - 3 - 1 - 1
Cornellius Carradine DE Florida State Sr 6-4 265 - 5 - 18 - 10 - 28 - 5.60 - 8.0 - 7.0 - 0 - 1 - 0
*James Gayle DE Virginia Tech rJr 6-4 268 - 5 - 6 - 3 - 9 - 1.80 - 2.5 - 2.0 - 1 - 0 - 0
*William Gholston DE Michigan State Jr 6-6 278 - 5 - 8 - 10 - 18 - 3.60 - 4.0 - 1.0 - 2 - 0 - 0
Malliciah Goodman DE Clemson Sr 6-4 280 - 5 - 5 - 3 - 8 - 1.60 - 2.5 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0
Wes Horton DE USC rSr 6-5 255 - 3 - 5 - 3 - 8 - 2.67 - 1.0 - 1.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Margus Hunt DE Southern Methodist rSr 6-7 288 - 4 - 4 - 7 - 11 - 2.75 - 3.0 - 2.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
*Jackson Jeffcoat DE Texas Jr 6-4 250 - 4 - 15 - 7 - 22 - 5.50 - 7.5 - 3.0 - 1 - 2 - 0
Datone Jones DE UCLA rSr 6-4 275 - 5 - 14 - 3 - 17 - 3.40 - 9.0 - 2.0 - 0 - 1 - 0
Dion Jordan DE Oregon rSr 6-6 243 - 5 - 14 - 8 - 22 - 4.40 - 4.0 - 3.0 - 1 - 1 - 0
*Corey Lemonier DE Auburn Jr 6-3 242 - 4 - 10 - 9 - 19 - 4.75 - 5.0 - 5.0 - 0 - 1 - 0
Cameron Meredith DE Nebraska rSr 6-4 260 - 5 - 9 - 9 - 18 - 3.60 - 2.5 - 2.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
*Sam Montgomery DE LSU rJr 6-5 260 - 5 - 5 - 10 - 15 - 3.00 - 6.5 - 2.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
*Damontre Moore DE Texas A&M Jr 6-4 250 - 4 - 21 - 6 - 27 - 6.75 - 10.5 - 6.0 - 1 - 1 - 0
Kapron Lewis-Moore DE Notre Dame rSr 6-4 306 - 4 - 3 - 7 - 10 - 2.50 - 0.5 - 0.5 - 0 - 0 - 0
Alex Okafor DE Texas Sr 6-4 260 - 4 - 10 - 4 - 14 - 3.50 - 4.0 - 4.0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Craig Roh DE Michigan Sr 6-4 280 - 4 - 1 - 10 - 11 - 2.75 - 0.5 - 0.5 - 0 - 0 - 0
John Simon DE Ohio State Sr 6-2 270 - 5 - 7 - 10 - 17 - 3.40 - 2.5 - 1.0 - 1 - 0 - 0
Walter Stewart DE Cincinnati rSr 6-3 249 - 3 - 8 - 9 - 17 - 5.67 - 5.0 - 3.0 - 1 - 1 - 0
Devin Taylor DE South Carolina rSr 6-6 260 - 5 - 9 - 4 - 13 - 2.60- 3.5 - 1.5 - 2 - 0 - 0
*Bjoern Werner DE Florida State Jr 6-4 273 - 5 - 14 - 3 - 17 - 3.40 - 9.0 - 6.5 - 3 - 1 - 0
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Cornerbacks
Player Pos School Class Ht Wt - G - Solo - Assisted - Total - Total/G - TFL - Sacks - PBU - FF - INT
Johnny Adams CB Michigan State rSr 5-11 175 - 5 - 8 - 7 - 15 - 3.00 - 3.0 - 1.0 - 4 - 0 - 1
Robert Alford CB Southeastern Louisiana rSr 5-11 184 - 4 - 17 - 1 - 18 - 4.50 - 2.0 - 0 - 5 - 0 - 1
*David Amerson CB NC State Jr 6-2 193 - 5 - 15 - 3 - 18 - 3.60 - 0 - 0 - 3 - 0 - 3
Marc Anthony CB California rSr 6-0 200 - 5 - 23 - 10 - 33 - 6.60 - 5.0 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 1
Johnthan Banks CB Mississippi State Sr 6-1 185 - 4 - 10 - 5 - 15 - 3.75 - 1.0 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 3
Brodrick Brown CB Oklahoma State rSr 5-08 185 - 4 - 11 - 3 - 14 - 3.50 - 1.0 - 1.0 - 1 - 0 - 0
Adrian Bushell CB Louisville rSr 5-11 187 - 5 - 16 - 9 - 25 - 5.00 - 0.5 - 0 - 4 - 0 - 0
*Carrington Byndom CB Texas Jr 6-0 180 - 4 - 10 - 2 - 12 - 3.00 - 1.0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1
*Justin Gilbert CB Oklahoma State Jr 6-0 195 - 4 - 12 - 3 - 15 - 3.75 - 1.5 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Terry Hawthorne CB Illinois Sr 6-0 190 - 5 - 11 - 5 - 16 - 3.20 - 1.0 - 0 - 5 - 0 - 0
Travis Howard CB Ohio State rSr 6-0 196 - 5 - 12 - 6 - 18 - 3.60 - 0 - 0 - 2 - 0 -3
Demonte Hurst CB Oklahoma Sr 5-9 185 - 3 - 8 - 3 - 11 - 3.67 - 0 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 0
Micah Hyde CB Iowa Sr 6-1 185 - 5 - 15 - 18 - 33 - 6.60 - 3.0 - 0 - 5 - 1 - 0
Josh Johnson CB Purdue Sr 5-11 195 - 4 - 15 - 1 - 16 - 4.00 - 1.0 - 0 - 6 - 1 - 2
Nigel Malone CB Kansas State Sr 5-10 185 - 4 - 16 - 4 - 20 - 5.00 - 0 - 0 - 2 - 1 - 1
*Tyrann Mathieu CB LSU rJr 5-09 178
Leon McFadden CB San Diego State Sr 5-10 190 - 5 - 18 - 6 - 24 - 4.80 - 0 - 0 - 6 - 0 - 3
Brandon McGee CB Miami Sr 6-0 197 - 5 - 15 - 5 - 20 - 4.00 - 2.0 - 0 - 3 - 0 - 1
*Dee Milliner CB Alabama Jr 6-1 198 - 4 - 8 - 6 - 14 - 3.50 - 0.5 - 0.5 - 9 - 0 - 2
Jordan Poyer CB Oregon State Sr 5-11 190 - 3 - 6 - 4 - 10 - 3.33 - 2.0 - 1.0 - 2 - 1 - 1
*Xavier Rhodes CB Florida State rJr 6-1 215 - 5 - 12 - 2 - 14 - 2.80 - 0 - 0 - 5 - 0 - 2
*Nickell Robey CB USC Jr 5-08 172 - 4 - 12 - 4 - 16 - 4.00 - 0 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 0
*Logan Ryan CB Rutgers rJr 6-0 190 - 4 - 20 - 7 - 27 - 6.75 - 2.0 - 0 - 5 - 0 - 1
Branden Smith CB Georgia Sr 5-11 182 - 5 - 10 - 4 - 14 - 2.80 - 0 - 0 - 5 - 0 - 0
Rod Sweeting CB Georgia Tech Sr 5-11 184 - 5 - 16 - 8 - 24 - 4.80 - 4.0 - 1.0 - 4 - 0 - 0
Desmond Trufant CB Washington Sr 6-0 185 - 4 - 8 - 4 - 12 - 3.00 - 3.5 - 1.0 - 2 - 0 - 1
Melvin White CB La.-Lafayette rSr 6-1 191 - 4 - 9 - 3 - 12 - 3.00 - 1.0 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 0
Blidi Wrej-Wilson CB Connecticut rSr 6-1 190 - 4 - 7 - 8 - 15 - 3.75 - 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0
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Safeties
Player Pos School Class Ht Wt - G - Solo - Assisted - Total - Total/G - TFL - Sacks - PBU - FF - INT
*C.J. Barnett FS Ohio State rJr 6-0 202 - 3 - 9 - 8 - 17 - 5.67 - 1.0 - 0 - 3 - 0 - 0
Brandan Bishop FS NC State Sr 6-2 205 - 5 - 30 - 6 - 36 - 7.20 - 1.5 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 1
John Boyett FS Oregon rSr 5-10 205 **injured out for the year
xMalcolm Bronson FS McNeese State Sr 5-11 192 - 2 - 9 - 0 - 9 - 4.50 - 0 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 0
Rashard Hall FS Clemson rSr 6-1 210 - 5 - 12 - 11 - 23 - 4.60 - 2.0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 3
Jarred Holley FS Pittsburgh rSr 5-10 190 - 4 - 17 - 9 - 26 - 6.50 - 1.0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 1
*Tony Jefferson FS Oklahoma Jr 5-10 200 - 3 - 11 - 14 - 25 - 8.33 - 0.5 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0
Keelan Johnson FS Arizona State rSr 6-0 202 - 5 - 22 - 11 - 33 - 6.60 - 1.0 - 0 - 3 - 0 - 1
Dexter McCoil FS Tulsa Sr 6-3 222 - 5 - 19 - 8 - 27 - 5.40 - 1.5 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 1
T.J. McDonald FS USC Sr 6-2 205 - 4 - 16 - 13 - 29 - 7.25 - 2.0 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 1
Bacarri Rambo FS Georgia rSr 6-0 210 - 1 - 3 - 6 - 9 - 9.00 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0
*Eric Reid FS LSU Jr 6-2 208 - 5 - 11 - 15 - 26 - 5.20 - 1.0 - 0 - 3 - 0 - 1
Daimion Stafford FS Nebraska Sr 6-1 205 - 5 - 19 - 13 - 32 - 6.40 - 1.0 - 1.0 - 4 - 0 - 0
D.J. Swearinger FS South Carolina Sr 5-11 210 - 4 - 10 - 2 - 12 - 3.00 - 0.5 - 0 - 4 - 0 - 1
Duke Williams FS Nevada Sr 6-1 200 - 5 - 29 - 14 - 43 - 8.60 - 0 - 0 - 6 - 1 - 0

Jahleel Addae SS Central Michigan rSr 5-11 200 - 3 - 10 - 9 - 19 - 6.33 - 2.0 - 0.5 - 1 - 0 - 0
*Matt Elam SS Florida Jr 5-10 206 - 4 - 10 - 9 - 19 - 4.75 - 2.0 - 1.0 - 2 - 0 - 1
Jordan Kovacs SS Michigan rSr 5-11 202 - 4 - 20 - 10 - 30 - 7.50 - 2.0 - 0 - 0 - 0 - 0
Robert Lester SS Alabama Sr 6-2 210 - 5 - 5 - 8 - 13 - 2.60 - 1.5 - 1.5 - 1 - 0 - 1
Rontez Miles SS California (PA) Sr 6-0 206 - 4 - 18 - 16 - 34 - 8.5 - 1.5 - 1.0 - 2 - 1 - 0
Zeke Motta SS Notre Dame Sr 6-2 215 - 4 - 13 - 13 - 26 - 6.50 - 1.0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0
*Hakeem Smith SS Louisville rJr 6-1 185 - 5 - 19 - 7 - 26 - 5.20 - 1.0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0
Shamarko Thomas SS Syracuse Sr 5-10 210 - 4 - 16 - 8 - 24 - 6.00 - 2.0 - 1.0 - 0 - 1 - 1
Kenny Vaccaro SS Texas Sr 6-1 215 - 4 - 12 - 13 - 25 - 6.25 - 0.5 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 2
Prentiss Waggner SS Tennessee rSr 6-2 187 - 5 - 14 - 7 - 21 - 4.20 - 0.5 - 0 - 2 - 1 - 1
Shawn Williams SS Georgia Sr 6-1 218 - 5 - 21 - 14 - 35 - 7.00 - 2.5 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 0

Looking ahead to games this week I am going to move to the C-USA.


UTEP @ Tulsa
Darren Woodard SR UTEP DB 5-11 170
DeShawn Grayson SR UTEP DB 6-0 205
Drew Thomas SR UTEP DB 5-10 180
Eloy Atkinson SR UTEP OL 6-3 315
Greg Watkins SR UTEP DL 6-5 235
Ian Campbell SR UTEP P 5-11 170
James Martin SR UTEP OL 6-6 280
James Nelson SR UTEP OL 6-7 355
Jamie Irving SR UTEP LB 6-0 225
Josh Fely SR UTEP LB 5-11 220
Michael Edwards SR UTEP WR 5-11 190
Nick Lamaison SR UTEP QB 6-1 210
Richard Spencer SR UTEP DB 6-2 200
Ruben Munoz SR UTEP DL 6-0 275
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Dexter McCoil FS Tulsa Sr 6-3 222
Cory Dorris DE Tulsa rSr 6-3 260
Willie Carter FB Tulsa rSr 6-2 232
Trent Dupy C Tulsa Sr 6-2 285
Brian DeShane OG Tulsa Sr 6-3 305
Khiry Cooper WR Tulsa Sr 6-2 205


UAB @ Houston
Chris Hubbard OL UAB SR 6-4 285
Cody Payne OT UAB SR 6-6 275
Cornelius Richards CB UAB SR 6-1 179
Dontavius Jackson RB UAB SR 5-10 214
Greg Irvin LB UAB SR 5-11 218
Lamar Johnson S UAB SR 6-2 205
Marvin Burdette LB UAB SR 5-11 230
Nick Adams WR UAB SR 6-2 205
Patrick Hearn WR UAB SR 6-1 203
Sam Accursio TE UAB SR 6-1 245
Taylor Klein LS UAB SR 5-11 220
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D.J. Hayden CB Houston Sr 6-0 190
Phillip Steward OLB Houston Sr 6-1 230
Jacolby Ashworth OT Houston rSr 6-3 300


Southern Methodist @ Tulane
Margus Hunt DE Southern Methodist rSr 6-7 280
Zach Line FB Southern Methodist rSr 6-1 230
Darius Johnson WR Southern Methodist Sr 5-10 175
Ja'Gared Davis OLB Southern Methodist Sr 6-1 235
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Trent Mackey ILB Tulane rSr 5-11 228
Ryan Griffin QB Tulane rSr 6-5 208
Zach Morgan OG Tulane Sr 6-2 300
Shakiel Smith FS Tulane Sr 6-0 202
Darryl Farley OLB Tulane rSr 6-0 228
Eric Jones OT Tulane rSr 6-6 312


UTSA @ Rice
Brandon Reeves LB UTSA Sr 5-11 220
Franky Anaya DT UTSA Sr 6-2 280
Patrick Hoog OT UTSA Sr 6-4 305
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Luke Willson TE Rice rSr 6-4 250
Sam McGuffie WR Rice rSr 5-11 200
Vance McDonald TE Rice rSr 6-4 260


Memphis @ East Carolina
Marcus Rucker WR Memphis rSr 6-3 185
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Dayon Arrington WR East Carolina rSr 6-2 200
Michael Brooks DT East Carolina Sr 6-2 314


Southern Miss @ UCF
Jamie Collins OLB Southern Mississippi Sr 6-3 240
Jason Weaver OT Southern Mississippi rSr 6-5 305
Joe Duhon OG Southern Mississippi rSr 6-2 306
Marcal Robinson CB Southern Mississippi rSr 5-11 175
Darius Barnes OT Southern Mississippi rSr 6-4 352
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Kemal Ishmael FS UCF Sr 5-11 208
Theo Goins OG UCF rSr 6-3 320
Ray Shipman OLB UCF rSr 6-4 242
Brynn Harvey RB UCF rSr 6-1 210
Troy Davis DE UCF Sr 6-1 248
Latavius Murray RB UCF rSr 6-3 223
Quincy McDuffie WR UCF Sr 5-09 178


Other obviously more interesting games ...

No. 6 Kansas State at Iowa State
Arthur Brown OLB Kansas State rSr 6-1 228
Chris Harper WR Kansas State rSr 6-1 228
Nigel Malone CB Kansas State Sr 5-10 185
Collin Klein QB Kansas State rSr 6-5 226
Braden Wilson FB Kansas State rSr 6-3 254
Travis Tannahill TE Kansas State Sr 6-3 253
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A.J. Klein ILB Iowa State Sr 6-1 244
Jake Knott OLB Iowa State Sr 6-2 240
Steele Jantz QB Iowa State Sr 6-2 224
Kurt Hammerschmidt TE Iowa State rSr 6-5 271
Jake McDonough DT Iowa State rSr 6-4 290


No. 15 Texas vs. No. 13 Oklahoma*
*Jackson Jeffcoat DE Texas Jr 6-5 245
Alex Okafor DE Texas Sr 6-5 265
Kenny Vaccaro SS Texas Sr 6-1 218
*Carrington Byndom CB Texas Jr 6-0 180
Marquise Goodwin WR Texas Sr 5-09 180
D.J. Monroe RB Texas rSr 5-09 175
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Landry Jones QB Oklahoma rSr 6-4 220
*Tony Jefferson FS Oklahoma Jr 5-11 212
*Kenny Stills WR Oklahoma Jr 6-0 190
*Trey Millard FB Oklahoma Jr 6-1 256
Lane Johnson OT Oklahoma Sr 6-6 303
Demontre Hurst CB Oklahoma Sr 5-09 185
Jamarkus McFarland DT Oklahoma Sr 6-1 288
David King DE Oklahoma rSr 6-4 286
Tress Way P Oklahoma rSr 6-1 215
Javon Harris FS Oklahoma Sr 5-11 206
Tyler Evans OG Oklahoma Sr 6-4 315
Dominique Whaley RB Oklahoma Sr 5-10 205
Stacy McGee DT Oklahoma rSr 6-3 299
Casey Walker DT Oklahoma rSr 6-1 309
Justin Brown WR Oklahoma Sr 6-3 209


No. 17 Stanford at No. 7 Notre Dame
Chase Thomas OLB Stanford rSr 6-4 248
Shayne Skov ILB Stanford Sr 6-3 242
Stepfan Taylor RB Stanford Sr 5-11 215
Drew Terrell WR Stanford Sr 5-11 180
Terrence Stephens DT Stanford Sr 6-2 305
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Manti Te'o ILB Notre Dame Sr 6-2 255
*Tyler Eifert TE Notre Dame rJr 6-5 252
Braxston Cave C Notre Dame rSr 6-3 305
Zeke Motta SS Notre Dame Sr 6-2 215
Kapron Lewis-Moore DE Notre Dame rSr 6-4 306
*Cierre Wood RB Notre Dame rJr 6-0 215
Jamoris Slaughter SS Notre Dame rSr 6-0 200
Theo Riddick WR Notre Dame Sr 5-11 200
Jordan Cowart LS Notre Dame Sr 6-2 230
Dan McCarthy FS Notre Dame rSr 6-2 205
Nick Tausch K Notre Dame Sr 6-0 201


No. 3 South Carolina at No. 9 LSU
*Marcus Lattimore RB South Carolina Jr 6-0 220
Devin Taylor DE South Carolina rSr 6-7 267
D.J. Swearinger FS South Carolina Sr 5-11 210
DeVonte Holloman OLB South Carolina Sr 6-2 241
T.J. Johnson C South Carolina rSr 6-5 318
Shaq Wilson ILB South Carolina rSr 5-11 225
Akeem Auguste CB South Carolina rSr 5-09 188
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*Tyrann Mathieu CB LSU rJr 5-09 178
*Bennie Logan DT LSU rJr 6-3 295
*Kevin Minter ILB LSU rJr 6-1 245
Russell Shepard WR LSU Sr 6-0 195
Alex Hurst OT LSU rSr 6-6 332
Lavar Edwards DE LSU rSr 6-4 258
Josh Downs DT LSU Sr 6-1 288
P.J. Lonergan C LSU rSr 6-3 305
Chancey Aghayere DE LSU rSr 6-4 265
Chase Clement TE LSU rSr 6-5 265
Drew Alleman K LSU Sr 5-11 185
Josh Dworaczyk OG LSU rSr 6-5 302


No. 22 Texas A&M at No. 23 Louisiana Tech
*Luke Joeckel OT Texas A&M Jr 6-6 310
*Jake Matthews OT Texas A&M Jr 6-5 305
Sean Porter OLB Texas A&M Sr 6-2 230
*Damontre Moore DE Texas A&M Jr 6-4 250
Christine Michael RB Texas A&M Sr 5-11 220
Ryan Swope WR Texas A&M rSr 6-0 206
Dustin Harris CB Texas A&M Sr 6-0 175
Patrick Lewis OG Texas A&M Sr 6-2 312
Uzoma Nwachukwu WR Texas A&M Sr 6-0 195
Steven Jenkins OLB Texas A&M Sr 6-2 220
Michael Lamothe TE Texas A&M Sr 6-3 235
Spencer Nealy DE Texas A&M Sr 6-5 277
Ryan Epperson P Texas A&M Sr 6-2 195
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Quinton Patton WR Louisiana Tech rSr 6-2 195
Ryan Allen P Louisiana Tech rSr 6-2 215
Oscar Johnson OG Louisiana Tech Sr 6-6 330
Kevin Saia OG Louisiana Tech rSr 6-2 305
Steven Warner C Louisiana Tech rSr 6-0 295


No. 11 USC at Washington
Matt Barkley QB Southern California Sr 6-2 230
*Robert Woods WR Southern California Jr 6-1 190
T.J. McDonald FS Southern California Sr 6-2 205
*Nickell Robey CB Southern California Jr 5-08 168
Khaled Holmes C Southern California rSr 6-3 305
*Silas Redd RB Southern California Jr 5-10 200
Wes Horton DE Southern California rSr 6-5 255
Curtis McNeal RB Southern California rSr 5-07 190
Jawanza Starling SS Southern California Sr 6-1 200
Drew McAllister FS Southern California rSr 6-1 205
Brian Baucham CB Southern California rSr 5-10 170
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Desmond Trufant CB Washington Sr 6-0 186
James Johnson WR Washington Sr 6-1 197
Drew Schaefer C Washington rSr 6-4 295


Which games will you be watching and which players do you think would be great Vikings?

Here is my weekly mock. The Vikings are looking good at 4-1 right now. I am thinking a 10-6 record seems like a reasonable goal. As of today the Vikings would be picking 27th according to the records. I am going to go with #23 this week.

23. Kawann Short DT Purdue rSr 6-3 315
55. Oday Aboushi OT Virginia Sr 6-6 310
87. Matt Elam SS Florida Jr 5-10 202
105. Logan Ryan CB Rutgers rJr 6-0 190 * from Lions
119. Stedman Bailey WR West Virginia rJr 5-10 195
151. Ezekiel Ansah DE Brigham Young Sr 6-5 270
168. Conner Vernon WR Duke Sr 6-1 200 * from Titans
183. Jake Knott OLB Iowa State Sr 6-2 240
215. Kenjon Barner RB Oregon rSr 5-11 192


UDFA
Collin Klein QB Kansas State rSr 6-5 226
Malcolm Bronson FS McNeese State Sr 5-11 192
Brandon McGee CB Miami (Fla.) Sr 6-0 197
Manase Foketi OT West Texas A&M rSr 6-5 320
Marquise Goodwin WR Texas Sr 5-09 180
Demetrius Hartsfield OLB Maryland rSr 6-2 240
David Bass DE Missouri Western State Sr 6-3 262
Keith Pough OLB Howard rSr 6-2 235
Greg Reid CB Valdosta State Sr 5-08 186
Rontez Miles SS California (PA) Sr 6-0 206
Baker Steinkuhler DT Nebraska rSr 6-5 290
Dexter McCoil FS Tulsa Sr 6-3 222
Blaize Foltz OG TCU rSr 6-4 310
Xavier Boyce WR Norfolk State rSr 6-3 220


Since the Vikings are pushing that draft slot down (which is a very good thing) the prospects available are different. I think that at this point in the first round a DT like Short could be the ticket. Guion is doing OK but KWill is going to turn 33 next August. The Vikings have to look for some solid young quality defensive tackles that have the potential to man a tackle spot for more than a few years. Short has had excellent production from his DT position throughout his collegiate career in terms of tackles for loss and sacks. He very well could go higher than 23 too. But not today. :)

I still think the team should keep adding to the offensive line and early. Yeah you can find some late round guys but you have to be lucky I guess. The Vikings passed up Marshall Newhouse to select Chris DeGeare in the 2010 draft. Newhouse was rated higher but they took a chance on DeGeare and it did not work out. Early picks do not work out either but I think they fare better overall on average. Aboushi is a nice sized tackle with good athleticism. This may not be the pick since the team is talking to Loadholt about an extension. But I am going to leave it for now until Loadholt actually signs the extension.

I liked the way Elam played this past week and pick #87 seems like it could be too low. I wavered on taking another safety with a first round pick. I think the safety class is going to be pretty good this year and teams really need them. I could see the Vikings going for a Kenny Vacarro or TJ McDonald with that first round pick. Maybe they take David Amerson in the first round with the intention of playing him at safety? Hmmm ... I think that would be a pretty nice sized safety tandem in Smith and Amerson.

I believe the team has to continue to add corners. You can never have enough and you do not know if a player is going to progress. Ryan is a player I like and has good size.

In the 4th I finally grabbed a WR and a productive one too. Bailey is a little short but is not light. Then I grabbed another productive WR in the 6th.

I like Ansah's raw upside and who knows what is going to happen with Allen in two to three years.

Knott is a big LB that is probably going to go earlier than I have him right now.

Finally I wanted to add another back because it will be Gerhart's last year of his rookie deal next year and who knows if he will resign or if they will want to resign him. I imagine they will.

The UDFAs are the usual suspects although I did change it up a little.

Well there it is. I hope that you can watch your team(s) and provide some feedback on players you think that can make it in the NFL

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